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The Art of Quilting: PIQF Santa Clara Quilting Show 2017

Every year I visit Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF) that’s held in October at the Santa Clara Convention Center. There are always classes, lots of vendors, and competition quilts, both local and international ones.  I do sew, so I take advantage of the multi-day pass, especially since I live so close to the Convention Center. Some…

Win a Trip for 2 to Italy

Prize Description: Now through October 24th, 2017, fans can enter the DaVinci Pasta Endless Pastabilities Sweepstakes for the chance to win the Grand Prize– A Trip for Two to Italy! Round Trip Airfare and hotel accommodations are included. Weekly winners will also be selected to receive prize packs including one (1) DaVinci Branded Apron, (1) DaVinci…

Hurricane Maria Impacts Puerto Ricans Everywhere

My family is from Puerto Rico. I own a house there. Ever since the hurricane hit the island, I haven’t been able to communicate with anyone on the island. I also don’t know if my house there is still standing or if it sustained severe damage.  Growing up in Puerto Rico means that I lived…

Journey to Solar Eclipse 2017

The Solar Eclipse 2017 is a big event for many Americans. There are many people are traveling this weekend so they can witness it first-hand. Jim left on yesterday, Thursday to Madras, Oregon, which is in the path of totality. As he sends me information, I will update this post. Madras has a population of…

Add Some Free Money To Your Disney Fund Giveaway

All over social media Disney fans are pouring their hearts out over the loss of the Great Movie Ride. It’s so sad, but in order for there to be progress, change needs to happen.  I’m hosting a giveaway where one lucky winner will win a $50 Disney Gift Card! Hopefully, that will turn someone’s frown upside…

Tachi Palace Loft Room Tour

Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino is located in a rural area of Central California. We stayed there to break up our trip from Southern California to Northern California and were impressed with the quality of the rooms. They even have a coffee shop in the lobby that makes Starbucks coffee. Score!Our room, as you will…